OpenOffice Tutorial: Start OpenOffice.org appplication for the First Time
- To start OpenOffice for the first time, click on the Windows "Start" button.
- Select the "All Programs" item from the menu.
- Select the "OpenOffice.org 2.0" item from the sub menu.
- Select the "OpenOffice.org Writer" item from the sub menu.
- The splash-screen shows the progress while loading the application.
- This "Welcome" wizard appears only the very first time when an OpenOffice.org application is loaded.
- Click the "Next" button to advance to the second step.
- Please, read the license agrreement.
- You must scrolldown to the bottom of the agreement, before you can accept it.
- You must scroll down to the bottom of the agreement, before you can accept it.
- Click the "Accept" button, to advance to the next step.
- Enter your name and Initials. They will be used in document templates and to mark your changes to a document.
- Click the "Next" button to advance the wizard.
- Select your mode of registration.
- Click the "Finish" button to finish the wizard and start the application.
by Kaj Kandler
Start OpenOffice.org for the First Time (Windows®)
This screencast shows how to start an OpenOffice.org application in Microsoft Windows XP for the first time. When you start an application for the very first time, the "Welcome"-wizard runs. You learn:
- How to open the OpenOffice.org applications for the first time.
- How to accept the OpenOffice.org license agreement to open OpenOffice.org.
- How to enter your name and initials for later use in document templates and as a marker to indicate your changes in a document.
- How to register your copy of OpenOffice.org.
Starting and using Open Office for the first time
To learn how to start Open Office for the first time and use it view the following screencasts:
- How to create a new text document.
- How to view the "About OpenOffice.org" window.
- How to open a text document.
- How to detach toolbar windows to float on the desktop.
- Resize toolbar window
- How to dock a detached (floating) toolbar.
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